St. Mary’s Mardi Gras 5K set Saturday

Published 11:31 pm Tuesday, February 10, 2015

St. Mary’s will host its second Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk for Rice and Beans this Sat., Feb. 14.

On the third Saturday of each month, St. Mary’s offers three pounds of rice, two pounds of dried beans, a loaf of bread, and a bag of non-perishable food items, as well as a hot breakfast, to those in need.

Registration is $25 for the run/walk, which begins at 9, and $10 for a 1-mile fun run, set for 10 a.m. Awards will be presented at 10:30 a.m., and all participants will be served a lunch of red beans and rice and bread pudding at 10:30.

Pre-registration is available on Pre-race packet pick-up is set for 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s on Friday.

Race-day registration /check-in is from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Additional lunch tickets may be purchased for $5 each by calling the church office at 222.2487.